The HACC Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises private contributions in support of HACC, approved $66,733.50 for projects at the College. This funding is made possible through generous contributions from individual and organizational donors.
Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR, vice president of college advancement at HACC and executive director of the HACC Foundation, said, “The HACC Foundation was established in 1985, when the need to financially support the College’s mission and vision was recognized. Without the generous support from the HACC Foundation, some of the amazing initiatives at HACC simply would not be possible. Today, donors continue to contribute millions of dollars to invest in our mission. We are eternally grateful for their ongoing support of our students and the community. Our donors are incredibly generous and understand the importance of our mission.”
The HACC Foundation funded the following projects:
|Purpose of HACC Foundation Funding||Benefit to Students and College||Funded Amount|
|Community Innovation Center||Students, faculty and community members will have access to 3-D printing and prototyping capability outside of the classroom environment.||$3,733.50|
|Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Travel and Membership||Monies were provided for students to join Phi Theta Kappa, a national honor society for community college students, and travel to a conference. This special fund permits high-performing students to access opportunities they would not normally have.||$13,500|
|Tableau Dashboard Additional |
|Dashboards provide innovative visualizations of information in an interactive, visually appealing manner. Colleges are using dashboards to communicate performance indicators, track enrollments, develop interactive factbooks, attract prospective donors, share survey results, analyze space usage, benchmark against peer institutions, demonstrate fiscal responsibility and improve communication and collegiality.||$49,500|
About the HACC Foundation
The HACC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established in 1985 to raise private and corporate revenues in support of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College. The HACC Foundation provides funding for student scholarships, innovative academic programs, state-of-the art training equipment and modernized facilities.
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is the first and largest of Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges. HACC offers over 120 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to approximately 19,000 students. Also, the College serves students at its Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York campuses; through virtual learning; and via workforce development and continuing education training. For more information on how HACC is uniquely YOURS, visit hacc.edu. Also, follow us on Twitter (@HACC_info), like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/HACC64) and use #HACCNews.